Boy dies is canal

Published: Monday, 07 March 2022

A FOUR year old boy fell into the Walsall Canal and tragically died.

Working platform washed away

Published: Monday, 07 March 2022

THE repair to the Eshton Lock wall on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Gargrave is further delayed.

Victor can't make head or tail of it!

Published: Sunday, 06 March 2022

IT WAS way back in October of last year that a 'significant leak' occurred at Rishton on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Prospective buyer could not risk it

Published: Friday, 04 March 2022

MY NAME is Gordon Travis and would like to use your site to tell of my decision that could help others in the same position, [he writes].

Cox still on the Rocks

Published: Friday, 04 March 2022

ENGINEERS have been unable to repair the broken Coxhead Swing Bridge (20) on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Quick work on the Aire & Calder

Published: Friday, 04 March 2022

QUICK work indeed from Canal & River Trust on the Aire & Calder.

The latest reason/excuse for not completing a job?

Published: Thursday, 03 March 2022

TWICE now Canal & River Trust have stated that a job cannot be completed owing to an urgent job elsewhere.

Four weeks to repair a 'blown' paddle

Published: Thursday, 03 March 2022

THE 'blown' paddle on Newlay Top Lock on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has been repaired and the flight reopened.

Rex Fairbrother gets a narrowboat

Published: Thursday, 03 March 2022

I was amazed to hear on the Sunday edition of the Archers that Rex Fairbrother had purchased a narrowboat, writes Roger Spurr.

Avon bathing plans rejected

Published: Thursday, 03 March 2022

IT SEEMS the Avon at Stratford is not clean enough for swimming as its bathing plans have been rejected.